Imaginary Picture of HD 160508 b
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Exoplanet Name : HD 160508 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.9078 (Rjup) 10.1759 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 48.0000 (Mjup) 15261.0240 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.6800 (AU) 0.6800 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.5967
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.4898
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 178.90 (Days Obs.) 183.19 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 5395.8 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 382.5 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 359.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 290.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 454.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 427.2 (K)
Size Class: Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Radial Velocity
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection :
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : HD 160508
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 369.8
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.2 (Rsun Estimated)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.2 (Msun Measured) 1.3 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6212 (K)
Spectral type : F8V
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 2.8
Apparent Magnitude: 8.1
Right Ascension(RA) 264.8029
Declination (DEC) 26.7575
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 02084-00460
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors 0
Discovery Paper - Title 0
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=HD+160508+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link 0
HD 160508 b
HD 160508 b

  • HD 160508 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star HD 160508, located about 369.8 light-years (113.4 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star HD 160508 has apparent magnitude of 8.1, with absolute magnitude of 2.8.
  • It is 1.2 times more massive and 1.2 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6212 with its spectral types of F8V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet HD 160508 b orbits around the star HD 160508 every 178.9 days with its orbital distance of 0.68 AU ( 101726552.1 km)
  • (Projected orbit of HD 160508 b around its host star HD 160508)


  • The Star HD 160508 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.977 AU ( 146181590.3 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.351 AU ( 202061159.6 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.058 AU ( 307896491.2 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.029 AU ( 453083174.9 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of HD 160508 b : 5395.80 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star HD 160508)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star HD 160508 distance : 0.986 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star HD 160508 distance : 1.249 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star HD 160508 distance : 1.206 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star HD 160508 distance : 1.322 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star HD 160508 distance : 2.184 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star HD 160508 distance : 2.304 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star HD 160508)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star HD 160508 distance : 0.997 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star HD 160508 distance : 1.282 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star HD 160508 distance : 1.319 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star HD 160508 distance : 2.223 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star HD 160508 distance : 2.312 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star HD 160508)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star HD 160508 and its Exoplanet HD 160508 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star HD 160508 and its Exoplanet HD 160508 b (zoom level 3))